Renaissance and Medieval Florence with Accademia, Cathedral & typical Lunch

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From $129.87

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Florence, Florence

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Live an immersive experience in the Florence history and the art of the most famous renaissance artists. Explore Accademia, Florence Cathedral and follow your guide on a small group walking tour through the historic city center. You will be immersed in the culture and history of Florence while discovering Michelangelo masterpieces, the city historic center with its Monuments and Palaces, famous all over the world! Furthermore, the doors of the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral Duomo, will open for you without waiting in line for this exciting discovery of its magnificent artistic treasures

• Explore the Accademia Gallery with a professional guide in small groups

• Discover the Cathedral of Florence with its magnificent artistic treasures

• Immerse yourself in the culture and history of Florence

• Have a delicious lunch in a typical Tuscan Restaurant located in the old center

What's Included

Accademia and Cathedral Skip-the-line Entrance

Earphones inside Accademia Museum

Local Professional Guide: Accademia, Florence historic center & Cathedral Guided Visits

Lunch at a typical Tuscan Restaurant: 3-course set menu

Monolingual small group Tour

What's Not Included

0-6 years old: Lunch to be paid on spot

Drinks to be paid on spot

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 99

Additional Info

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Lunch at a typical Tuscan Restaurant: 3 course set menu
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Galleria dell'Accademia
The tour will proceed through the old city center with the Guided Visit of the renowned Accademia Gallery, with a total immersion in the art of Michelangelo to know his most renowned works, the “David”, and other important masterpieces such as ''I Prigioni'', ''San Matteo'' and the “Palestrina Pietà”.
The young Michelangelo carved the David from a huge block of rough marble in three years, creating an imposing sculpture of absolute beauty, an icon of the renaissance model.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Basilica di San Lorenzo
Medici's District

• Admission Ticket Free

Then you will proceed with a walking Tour which will include the outdoor guided visit of San Lorenzo Church and the Duomo complex: San Giovanni Baptistery with its bronze doors as the famous Porta del Paradiso and the Cathedral with the magnificent Cupola del Brunelleschi and Giotto’s bell tower.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Church and Museum of Orsanmichele
The walk continues along lively Via Calzaiuoli in the heart of the city, where you can admire the imposing and singular Orsanmichele Church, a masterpiece of Florentine gothic art, decorated with shrines with statues of the patron saints of the powerful medieval trade guilds.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mercato del Porcellino
Then you reach the bustling Mercato della Paglia (Straw Market): don’t forget to rub the nose of the famous "porcellino" (pig) and toss a coin into the fountain to bring you good luck! 

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Signoria
Going on you will find yourself in Piazza Signoria, one of the most beautiful squares in the world and political center of the city. In this “open-air museum”, you will be fascinated by the beautiful Fountain of Neptune with the imposing marble statue of Ammannati and by the sculptural masterpieces of the Loggia dei Lanzi, including the Perseus by Cellini and the Rape of the Sabines by Giambologna. Dominating the square is the majestic Palazzo Vecchio with Arnolfo's crenellated tower, one of the most famous symbols of Florence that you can admire in all its magnificence.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ponte Vecchio
Then, by following from the outside the spectacular elevated path of the Vasari Corridor you will arrive at the romantic Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in Florence, and you will end this amazing walking tour admiring its renowned jewellery shops.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
In the afternoon enjoy the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, a treasure chest of inestimable artistic treasures, you will be immediately struck by the elegance of the spaces of the three naves.  Lead by your expert Guide you will enjoy the beauty of the splendid marble choir of Bandinelli, the complex of the precious stained-glass windows worked by Donatello, Ghiberti and Andrea del Castagno and the singular and mysterious clock by Paolo Uccello. You will be also surprised to be able to walk on a marvelous carpet of polychrome marbles. Then, looking up, the immense precious interior of the Dome entirely frescoed by Vasari will appear, the biggest fresco in the world. The Brunelleschi's famous Dome is the largest ever built in masonry and the incomparable icon of Renaissance architecture.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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